Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Cow and Bull Auction 9/30/2013

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Receipts:  380    Last Week:  438    Last Year:  519

   Compared to last Monday, slaughter cows sold 1.00-2.00 lower and slaughter
bulls sold 2.00-4.00 lower. A high percent of the slaughter offering was fat
breaking cows. The offering included a very light supply of bred cows and cow/
calf pairs. Temperatures have moderated and much of the area received measure-
able rainfall this past weekend. Supply was light and demand moderate for
slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
        Percent Lean     Avg Dressing   High-Dressing   Low-Dressing
Breaking     70-80       79.00-86.00    85.50-90.00     70.00-79.50
Boning       80-85       78.00-85.00      few 85.50     68.00-79.00
Lean         85-90       67.00-73.50    73.50-79.00     58.50-67.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1125-2080 lbs 90.00-97.00; high
dressing 98.00-101.50; low dressing 80.00-90.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 880-1245 lbs
96.00-115.00, pkg. 785 lbs 123.00; 3-7 yrs 955-1245 lbs 80.00-94.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1050-1200 lbs
1285.00-1450.00, 1st stage 900 lb indiv. 1125.00; short and solid mouth 3rd
stage 1265-1335 lbs 1140.00-1250.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd stage
1130-1340 lbs 850.00-1105.00. Large 1-2  4 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd
and 3rd stage 1390-1735 lbs 1250.00-1475.00. Medium and Large 2  6-7 yrs 3rd
stage 1145-1225 lbs 800.00-1075.00. Medium 1-2  4 yrs couple 2nd stage 970-
1020 lbs 1125.00-1260.00, 1st stage 2 yr 760 lb indiv. 875.00; short and solid
mouth 3rd stage 980 lb indiv. 950.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  3-7 yrs 1050-1255 lb cows w/300-360
lb calves and a few rebred 1500.00-1625.00. Large 1-2  7 yr 1410 lb cow w/110
lb calf 1550.00. Medium 1-2  4 yr 935 lb cow w/100 lb calf 1300.00; short and
solid mouth to aged 1030-1050 lb cows w/babies to 200 lb calves 950.00-
1125.00 per pair.

Source:  Missouri Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Springfield, MO
         Don Kleiboeker Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
         24 Hour Market line number 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS140.

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